Rules and Terms

Rules and Regulations

Eligibility Requirements

Contestant must be of 18 -25 years of age as of the start date of the  Pageant.

Contestant must be a naturally born, genetic female.

Contestant is a citizen or legal resident of Africa or Africa born.

Contestant can be divorced, widowed, married with or without children.

Contestant is in good health physically and mentally and is able to perform the professional responsibilities of Titleholder.

If selected as a Titleholder, I will continue to hold said title granted until a successor is selected or appointed.

Applicant understands and agrees that Africa Queen Pageant shall determine all issues as to eligibility to compete in the pageant. Contestant must agree to abide by that determination both as to themselves and other applicants.

Good Character: Applicant is of good moral character, and has not, nor her husband, has not engage in any activities which, if disclosed to the public, would bring herself, the Africa Queen Pageant , employees, directors, agents, volunteers, staff, sponsors, or related companies into disrepute, ridicule, or contempt including but not limited to, any type of use of illegal drugs, any other illegal behavior or activity, any felony conviction, probation or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

Applicant agrees that if selected as a contestant to compete in the, Africa Queen Pageant, they will participate in the pageant and if selected as the titleholder will compete at the Inter pageant. Assume all responsibilty for payment of fees. Contestant agrees to book reservations and stay at the host hotel during the dates of the Pageant. The regional round expenses (Travel & Stay) will have to be borne by the participant.

I understand and agree that if I am selected as a Titleholder, all decisions concerning production, promotions, photographs, advertising, program, media, social media, endorsements, testimonials, appearance, and all other aspects of the Africa Queen Pageant as well as throughout my reign are solely at the discretion of the Africa Queen Pageant.

Appearance Approval: Title holder agrees that Africa Queen Pageant will be informed of and approve all appearances.

Crowns and sashes remain the property of the Africa Queen Pageant. Any Contestant that defaults on her contract must return all prizes, crown and sash to the office in the condition in which it was received.

Contestant understands and agrees that any misconduct, negative innuendoes or misrepresentation of themselves or other participants, through any form, be it oral, written and/or by actions, will be grounds for disqualification, without question. Incorrect information will result in disqualification, whether discovered prior to, during or after participation.

Contestant must be willing to release, unconditionally and forever, any claim against Africa Queen Pageant its parent and affiliated or related companies and their respective officers, sponsors, directors, partners, volunteers, employees, agents and assigns, which they may have by virtue of their participation in the pageant, or by any use of their name, likeness, voice, and/or biography in connection with the pageant, including use in promotional and advertising material.

Contestant is not a party to any contract written or verbal with any person, firm, business, Public Relations Firm, publicist, charity or corporation in respect to any present title that she holds or may hold, nor has Contestant made any commitments for the future regarding any such titles.

During their reign, all Titleholders agree to be loyal to the   Africa Queen Pageant and give their time and energy to their pageant title only. That this is the Titleholders main pageant-related priority and that Titleholder will not promote verbally, in writing, or on any social media any other pageant title(s) or pageant system(s).

The organisers are not responsible for any loss or physical injury that occurs to the applicant on account of their participation in the event. The applicant will participate at her own risk.

I understand and agree that I will not enter into any agreement employing any person, company, firm, association or attorney as my agent, personal manager, publicist, or business manager, or in any other business capacity in connection with my activities as a Titleholder.

Contestant will not use their title to endorse, promote or solicit any job, business, product, service, or company in any form including, but not limited to electronic, video, audio, seminars, and personal communication, without prior written consent from the Africa Queen Pageant.

Africa Queen Pageant may disclosed any and all information provided by me to any person for any purpose.

Contestant understands and agrees to authorize  Africa Queen Pageant and those authorized by the   Africa Queen Pageant to research and verify the information I have given on this application for this pageant including personal and professional background, character, work history, awards, and qualifications.

Refunds: I understand and agree that in the event the Africa Queen Pageant determines I am ineligible and not allowed to compete in the  Pageant, I will not be entitled to any refund whatsoever. Under no circumstances and not for any reason shall I be entitled to a refund in whole or in part of any fees paid. All fees paid to the Africa Queen Pageant are not refundable and not transferable in full or in part under any circumstances. This includes, but not limited to entry fees, advertising fees, application fees, program book ads, pageant admission tickets sales fees, guest meal fees, extra event fees, crown and sash fees, special award fees, and any other fees paid to Africa Queen Pageant by anyone including, but not limited to Contestants, Sponsors, Family Members and Advertisers. All fees paid to the pageant are not refundable and not transferable in full or in part under any circumstance.

Deadlines are determined by the number of entries.

The decision of the judges is final.

The high courts of of Federal Republic of Nigeria have the jurisdiction over all disputes.